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Water Quality and Conservation

What a great school year it has been for the students from Windham-Ashland-Jewett’s (WAJ) Science Club. For six sessions out of the year these students got the chance to explore the Forest Ecosystem at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties’ Siuslaw Model Forest.   The club participants wrapped up another great year with two […]

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The Role of the Naturalist

Last month students from Windham-Ashland-Jewett (WAJ) Elementary School Science Club were waylayed by the rain so decided to become indoor naturalists during one of their regular sessions hosted by the 4-H Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties (CCE).  Club participants got to test their powers of observation and their knowledge of […]

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Introduction to Dendrochronology

Last week the Windham-Ashland-Jewett (WAJ) science club got to think about the forest ecosystem in a whole new way!   Andrew Randazzo (CCE Environmental Educator) and Deb Valerio (teacher from WAJ) helped familiarize club participants with dendrochronology.  Dendrochronology is the study of tree age using tree rings. It is used to both understand tree growth patterns […]

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